Very Short Introductions – another free trial!

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TRIAL ACCESS EXTENDED UNTIL THE END OF JANUARY 2014!!!!

Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas including…

Consciousness        Climate         Chaos                  Philosophy of Law    Chinese Literature           Folk Music
…and many more.

A full list of titles can be found on their website where it is simple to…

Browse by subject      or      Search for a title

Access is restricted to on-campus only, and you will be automatically authenticated when you enter the website. All ebooks are read in your internet browser, but you can print chapter by chapter. You can also create your own personal profile, which allows you to save titles you are reading and annotate the text by highlighting a selection and clicking the ‘Annotate’ button that appears:

Annotate

These books are then accessible at any time by using the link in the top right hand corner of the screen:

'My Work' link

A help page is available with more detailed instructions on how to use the platform.

Note that these ebooks are not found in LibrarySearch, and therefore you will need to go to the website to browse.

For this trial the ebooks are not downloadable.

Please let us know what you think! Are you finding the platform simple to navigate, and do you think this resource is a useful thing to have?

This trial is available until 31st December 2013.

TRIAL ACCESS EXTENDED UNTIL THE END OF JANUARY 2014!!!!

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